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AirlinesTurkish Airlines adds route to its network
Served by a Dreamliner plane entered recently into the fleet
News in brief. Turkish Airlines inaugurated direct flights between its base in Istanbul and the tourist destination of Bali, Indonesia last July 17, 2019. The TK066 flight recorded a load factor of 84%... more
AirlinesNew Alitalia: there are offers. Atlantia favourite
Di Maio: "Railways choose the most ambitious and not the most conservative"
Atlantia, Toto Group, German Efromovich, Claudio Lotito. These are the four non-binding offers placed by the deadline on the table of the FS advisor, Mediobanca, for the constitution of the newco through... more
AirlinesFrench companies furious about the ecotax
The operators accuse: there is no economic and environmental sense
French airlines are protesting against the transalpine government's decision to introduce an ecotax on tickets for flights departing from France (see AVIONEWS). The tax, which will be in force from 2020,... more
AirlinesAlitalia: "Record" results on intercontinental routes in June
Revenue from passenger traffic increased last month
Revenues from Alitalia passenger traffic increased in June. In the sixth month of the year, the Italian carrier recorded a 4.4% increase in revenue from passenger traffic compared to the same month in... more
AirlinesAlitalia: next July 15 will close the circle?
So far, nothing has been done despite the "ministerial rumours"
The deadline for the closure of the Alitalia in extraordinary administration dossier by the Mise (Economic Development Ministry) expires in a week.Yesterday, after the minister Tria had left open the possibility... more
AirlinesAlitalia: promises, words but nothing done
Di Maio for July 15 the party of the definition of the carrier?
Does Luigi Di Maio have the ability to govern complex situations? Many people ask themselves this question. His promises to build a group of entrepreneurs to save Alitalia still do not bring tangible results.... more
AirlinesAlitalia most punctual airline in Europe in June and in the 1H 2019
Third in the world in the first half, according to certified data
With 82.2 per cent of flights landed on schedule, in June 2019 Alitalia was the most punctual airline in Europe. The Italian airline is at the top of the ranking even considering the first half of 2019,... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Di Maio: "Offers received by Toto, Lotito and Efromovich"
No manifestation of official interest from Atlantia
Toto Group, Lazio's president Claudio Lotito and German entrepreneur owner of the Colombian company Avianca Efromovich have officially presented offers to complete shareholding of the new Alitalia. On t... more
AirlinesFiumicino: new link by Cabo Verde Airlines
Rome-Sal route inaugurated served three times a week
Cabo Verde Airlines, the Cape Verde scheduled carrier, inaugurated the Rome-Sal link yesterday at Fiumicino airport. The airline operates from Fiumicino three-weekly flights also connecting, from the island... more
AirlinesFirst Turkish Airlines Dreamliner plane takes off
In July, the first international connection in the middle of this month
Turkish Airlines has announced up to 30 new B-787/9 Dreamliner aircraft that will join its ever expanding young fleet within the next four years. Last year the Turkish flag carrier had placed an order... more
AirlinesGaruda: drone aircraft fleet to win the cargo transport challenge
An efficient system that will connect the 18 thousand islands of the Indonesian Archipelago
A fleet of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, at remote control aircraft, or UAS, Unmanned Aerial Systems) capable of transporting tons of goods, to implement the project of an efficient cargo transport system... more
AirlinesConte: "Alitalia dossier? I will make a political summary with the competent ministers"
Ronzulli answers: "The premier wakes up from hibernation. In the early hours ..."
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, answering to journalists on the sidelines of the Osaka G20, asked if he thought he would take the Alitalia file in hand, according to reports from "Ansa" replied: "As president... more
AirlinesPlanes. Finnair increases connections to Beijing
Weekly flights to the new Daxing airport from November
Finnair adds capacity to Beijing with three weekly flights to Beijing's new Daxing international airport, which will be operational from 30 September 2019. The carrier will operate from 3 November 2019... more
AirlinesMore A-220 planes on Delta domestic routes in the Summer
The aircraft will replace 20% of its fleet by 2020
The number of A-220 aircraft used by Delta on its domestic fleet is growing this Summer. The aircraft debuted on Delta domestic routes in early 2019, and by 2020 it will replace 20% of the carrier's fleet.... more
AirlinesPlanes. Lufthansa (2) reorganizes airlines, networks and strategies
Drastic interventions on Eurowings and Brussels among the measures presented in today's BoD -ATTACHMENTS
Drastic action on Eurowings and on Brussels Airlines and a new dividend policy (see AVIONEWS): these are just two ingredients of the "dish" that the Deutsche Lufthansa Executive Board has served in today's... more
AirlinesBrazil suspends concessions to the Avianca carrier
Negotiations with other airlines for airport slots
The Brazilian official gazette published a statement of the national civil aviation agency (ANAC) in which it was informed about the "precautionary" suspension of concessions for the transport of cargo... more
AirlinesThe Lufthansa Group changes its dividend policy
Enlarge the range of the premium up to 40% of the adjusted net profit
The Executive Board of Lufthansa Group has decided to change its dividend policy. In the future, the Group plans to pay out a regular dividend of 20 to 40 percent of the Group’s net profit, adjusted f... more
AirlinesAirlines change routes because of US-Iranian tension
Alitalia redirects plane to Delhi
Threat in the skies of Iran is real. The ongoing military activity has increased the fear that Tehran could launch ballistic missiles against civilian airplanes flying in the area. After US Federal Aviation... more
Airlines737 MAX aircraft, Muilenburg admits the error
The problem of the alarm system was not properly managed
"Communication with regulators, customers and the public was not consistent. This is unacceptable". Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing CEO, said it from Paris, where he went to take part in the beginning of "Le... more
AirlinesAlitalia: passenger revenues in the first 5 months 2019
In May +6.4% for intercontinental flights
Alitalia’s revenues increase continues the growth trend in the first five months of 2019. During this period, the Italian airline reported 1.8 per cent increase in passenger revenues, compared to the s... more
AirlinesAlitalia: Calenda "I would leave the aircraft on the ground and make it fail"
For ex-minister, Lotito is laughable. We'll throw away billions more ...
Strong statements that probably reflect the opinion of those Italians tired of financially supporting a "therapeutic obstinacy" that for decades has kept Alitalia alive, a long time no longer a flag company,... more
AirlinesClaudio Lotito presented an offer for Alitalia
The Lazio football club president applies as the fourth newco partner
Among expressions of interest received by Alitalia and discussed at the government summit at Palazzo Chigi, there is the offer presented by Claudio Lotito. This was confirmed by the Lazio football club... more
AirlinesErnest Airlines announces code-share
With a Russian carrier
Ernest Airlines, an Italian company based in Milan, officially announces the partnership with the Russian carrier Pobeda Airlines. This is the first code-share agreement signed between two low-cost airlines... more
AirlinesThree new connections by TAP for the USA
The first flight to San Francisco took off
Launch of the new Lisbon-San Francisco connection, one of the three American destinations to which Tap Air Portugal will start flying this month. The new route strengthens and consolidates the strategic... more
AirlinesPlanes. The Spanish Albastar obtains IOSA certification
It entered in the register last May 22
Albastar, Spanish carrier announces the obtainment of IOSA (International Operational Safety Audit) certification, the global reference standard, designed to evaluate the management and operational control... more
AirlinesRyanair to invest in a Malta AOC
Through purchase of Malta Air
Ryanair Holdings announced today on June 11, 2019 it has agreed to purchase Malta Air, a Maltese start-up airline, into which the Irish low-cost carrier will move and grow its Malta based fleet of 6 B-737... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Di Maio: "We are in the final leg"
"Week of choices", the vice premier said it. Does the 4th investor come out of the top hat?
The results of the summit that is being held this afternoon at the Ministry of Economic Development between the three commissioners Alitalia, FS, and the same Mise probably represented by the head of the... more
AirlinesAlitalia: will we talk again at the end of the month?
In view of a mini-extension: will it be enough to close the 'game'?
Nothing moves on the Alitalia side. A few days before the June 15, the deadline for the presentation of a definitive and binding offer for the carrier by FS, the stagnant climate remains only occasionally... more
AirlinesAlitalia, "the most punctual airline in the world" in the first five months of 2019
According to data certified by US company
With 87.9 per cent of flights landed on schedule, Alitalia has confirmed itself as the most punctual airline in the world in the first five months of 2019. The result was certified by "FlightStats", the... more
AirlinesAlitalia dossier: twist, Lotito comes into play
One to zero all square: the SS Lazio partner of FS, Mef and Delta?
It lacked only this one: in the "bets" list to identify the investor who will support Ferrovie dello Stato in the new Alitalia shareholder, after Atlantia and the family of the Toto builder, here comes... more